During the 1980s and 1990s, Miyazaki and his Studio Ghibli gave a shot in the arm to the Japanese animation industry. The artist eventually broke through to a wider American audience with 2001's "Spirited Away," which won the 2002 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
In 2005, Time Magazine named Miyazaki to its list of most influential people, with a piece written by none other than Spider-Man creator Stan Lee.
Here are a few trailers from Miyazaki's films:
"Spirited Away" (2001)
"Princess Mononoke" (1997)
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